Ramona Jane Hammermeister, 72, of Yakima died Monday at Summitview Health Care Center. Mrs. Hammermeister was born in Osakis, Minn. She worked as an apple packer for the Strand Fruit Co. for many years.
Survivors include four children, Todd Hammermeister, Julie Edwards, Jon Hammermeister and Toni Paganelli, all of Yakima; three sisters, Gloria Purdom and Kara Anagnostou, both of Vancouver, Wash., and Judy Fordahl of Tieton; and seven grandchildren.
Visitation will be from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday and 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Keith and Keith Funeral Home of Yakima. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Rainier Memorial Center in Terrace Heights.